How to Port Forward Guild Wars 2

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September 19, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Guild Wars 2 is a MMO and Role-Playing game published by NCSoft released in 2012.

Guild Wars 2 offers the following genres of gameplay.

How to Port Forward Guild Wars 2

When you are playing Guild Wars 2 you might need to forward some ports in your router. Forwarding ports is a useful trick in gaming because it can really help to make your network connection most stable and intermittently even faster. Routers were not designed to allow incoming network requests and some games can play tremendously better if an incoming connection is forwarded through the router to the game.

Before You Forward a Port

Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:

How to locate your router's IP Address

The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.

How To Forward Ports

A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. Since Network Utilities allows you to both forward and un-forward ports easily you can keep your network security maximized, and then forward ports only when you need them. Alternatively you can do it by hand.

The process for forwarding a port is generally:

Ports Required for Guild Wars 2

The ports that need to be forwarded in your router that need to be forwarded for Guild Wars 2 are as follows:

Guild Wars 2 - PC

  • TCP: 80, 443, 6112, 6600
  • UDP:

We have guides that are custom tailored for Guild Wars 2 that will show you the connection ports.

That's all it takes to forward your ports. Have more games that need a boost? Check out our growing list of games and applications.

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